The End of My Addiction : How One Man Cured Himself of Alcoholism, Paperback Book

The End of My Addiction : How One Man Cured Himself of Alcoholism Paperback


Dr Olivier Ameisen was a brilliant cardiologist and running his own successful practice when he developed a profound addiction to alcohol.

Fearing for his life, he immersed himself in AA, rehab and therapy.

Nothing worked. So he did the only thing he could; he took his treatment into his own hands.

Searching for a cure for his deadly disease, he happened upon baclofen, a muscle relaxant that had been used safely for years as a treatment for various types of muscle spasticity, but had more recently shown promising results in studies with laboratory animals addicted to a wide variety of substances.

Dr Ameisen prescribed himself the drug and experimented with increasingly higher doses until he finally reached a level high enough to leave him free of any craving for alcohol.

That was more than six years ago. Baclofen, as prescribed under a doctor's care, could possibly help many addicts.

But as long as the medical and research establishments ignore a cure for one of the most deadly diseases in the world, we won't be able to understand baclofen's full potential.

This book is a plea for research that can rescue millions from the scourge of addiction.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True stories
  • ISBN: 9780749942205

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